Word of the Day- Trepidation

Trepidation Trepidation [trep·i·da·tion] n. A feeling of fear or agitation about something that may or may not actually happen. “He entered the cave with considerable trepidation.”

Word of the Day: Hiraeth

hiraeth n. a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the yearning, the grief for the lost places of your past

Last Thoughts on Woody Guthrie – By Bob Dylan

When yer head gets twisted and yer mind grows numbWhen you think you’re too old, too young, too smart or too dumbWhen yer laggin’ behind an’ losin’ yer paceIn a slow-motion crawl of life’s busy raceNo matter what yer doing if you start givin’ upIf the wine don’t come to the top of yer cupIf…

On Practicing your Poems for Performance

Do you keep forgetting the same line over and over again each time you practice a specific poem? This has happened to me with a number of poems. With most cases this means that the line/phrase/word is not crucial to the piece and you keep forgetting it because you are focused on what truly supports…